Firefighters National Memorial Day Posted September 11, 2022 Today, September 11, 2022, is Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. This day honours firefighters who serve across Canada, and those who have lost their lives or been injured on the job, for their courage and unwavering commitment to serve their communities. It is also a recognition of the dangers firefighters often face when carrying out their duties, and the sacrifice of firefighters who have given their lives for others. To commemorate, members of the Peace River and County of Northern Lights Fire Service held a brief ceremony this morning at the main fire hall in downtown Peace River.Read More →

Due to the forecasted hot and dry weather, a Fire Advisory has been issued for the Town of Peace River. Read More →

Ramp Ceremony and Last Ride for Firefighter Graham Smyth Posted July 23 The Fire Department will be conducting a Ramp Ceremony and Last Ride for long-time Peace River Firefighter Graham Smyth today starting at 2:00 pm at the downtown Fire Hall. A procession will then head north on Main Street to the traffic circle ending at the Peace Valley Inns. There will be some minor, short, traffic disruption in this area. Please drive with caution in this area at that time. Your cooperation is appreciated. Spectators are welcome to pay their respects along the route. RelatedRead More →

Fire at Old Forestry Site on July 6, 2022 Posted July 7, 2022 Peace River and Weberville Fire Departments responded at 4:00 am Wednesday to a fully involved structure at the Old Forestry site on 103rd Street in south-end of Peace River. The garage/workshop structure had partially collapsed before the Fire Department’s arrival. No other structures were threatened or damaged. As of July 6 at 7:00 am, the Fire Department was still on scene working on final extinguishment with the aid of heavy machinery. Smoke may be present in the area. The fire is considered suspicious. Anyone with information of suspicious activity in this areaRead More →

Flags Lowered to Half-Mast for Firefighter Graham Smyth Posted June 27, 2022 Town of Peace River flags lowered to half-mast this weekend on June 25 in recognition of long time Peace River Firefighter Graham Smyth, who passed away on June 24. Graham was with the Department for over 35 years and previously worked for the Town at the Museum and later as the Bylaw Enforcement Officer. We honour his service to our community. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and fellow firefighters.Read More →

Notice of Public Auction Updated July 7, 2022 This post was originally created June 23, but had an updated table of auction items added on July 7. Notice is hereby given that, under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, the Town of Peace River will offer for sale, by public auction at the Town Office, 9911 – 100 Street, Peace River, Alberta, on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., the following lands: Each parcel will be offered for sale subject to a reserve bid and to the reservations and conditions contained in the existing Certificate of Title. Terms GST will apply on allRead More →

High Streamflow Advisory Posted May 29, 2022 A High Streamflow Advisory has been issued by Alberta Environment for Peace River from the AB-BC border to the Town of Peace River. Water levels are expected to rise approximately 1.5m in the Town of Peace River and peak Sunday evening (May 29). No flood impacts are expected at this time. Storm gates have been closed as a precaution. For more information surrounding river levels, please visit: More →

Northern HEAT Returns After Two-Year Hiatus Posted May 4, 2022 After a two-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions, the Northern HEAT Fire Conference is back in Peace River this week. This 4-day training seminar and Trade Show, organized by the Peace Regional Fire Chiefs, runs from Wednesday, May 4 to Saturday, May 7 at the Fire Department’s Training site on the West Hill and at the Chateau Nova Hotel. Up to 200 Firefighters from across Alberta will participate in two days of Live Fire Training and two days of hands-on practical training, as well as conference seminars and a fire equipment vendor Trade Show.  Read More →